6 popular exam certifications in the IT industry
Many professions have certification exams, and the IT industry is no exception. There are many types of certification exams in the IT industry, and there are several institutions from different countries. The following table compares popular exams in the IT industry in recent years.
Popular exam certifications：
|Experience requirement||N/A||N/A||5 years of experience in information security||5 years of experience in IS/IT audit, control, assurance. or security||5 years of experience in information security management||2 years of experience in information security domain|
|Passing score||70/100||85/100||700/1000||450/800||450/800||65-80%, exam dependent|
|Passing rate||N/A||N/A||About 20%||About 50%||About 50%||N/A|
|Most job occupation||Cybersecurity consultants & penetration testers||Penetration testers||Security consultants & cybersecurity specialist||IT auditors||Cybersecurity managers & IT managers||Security officers, auditors, security professionals & site administrators|